Jul 23, 2020, 10:37 AM
She said the REFELA presidency election will be too competitive because five REFELA members from different Africa countries such as North, South, East and Central Africa will participate in the election.
Mayoress Lowe was speaking to this medium in an exclusive interview held at her office in Banjul on Thursday.
Mayoress Lowe of Banjul sounds confident that she can win the election by the help of God and the efforts of her campaign team.
According to her, the election is about tactics and they are going to use a good strategy in order for her to win the election. She added that “this election is not like calling your fellow mayors to vote for you, the candidates have to do their own campaign in order to have a vote and win the election.”
“If I am contesting and you are contesting then two of us; it means each of us needs two votes and two of our colleagues to get us a president so this is not something easy. You have to use diplomatic ties in order to win the election,” she said.
According to her, if she becomes the REFELA president, it will benefit the Gambian youth and women more specially the women of the Gambia because empowering women is part of her agenda and she will make sure to support the women of The Gambia.
She mentioned that the winner of the REFELA president will travel to Brazil in October this year to contest again and if the person emerges the winner, she/he will be the REFELA president for the globe.
She thanked the women and youth of The Gambia for their invaluable and consistent support to her as a mayor of Banjul.
The minister of Interior of Guinea Bissau, Botche Cande, on 13 November 2020, paid a three- day working visit to The Gambia and was hosted by the minister of Interior, Yankuba J.N. Sonko. During the visit, Hon. Cande and his entourage paid a courtesy call on all the security institutions under the purview of the Ministry of Interior.
As communities across The Gambia struggle to cope with challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, the youth of Sittanunku village residing in the diaspora have donated food items and hygienic materials to the vulnerable households. Sittanunku is a village in the North Bank Region.
The lawmaker for Serekunda Central, Madi K. Ceesay, said the government of The Gambia and the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) are not fair to the people of Niamana West by failing to conduct by-elections for the constituency after the death of their representative.